* Samtools upgrade underpins faster data sharing 15th August

Samtools now supports CRAM format

Richard Durbin | Global Alliance for Genomics and Health

[Image: Genome Research Limited]

* Understanding how a disease emerges 13th August

Why do resistant bacteria succeed?

Pathogen genetics | Microbial pathogenesis | Gordon Dougan

[Image: Tyler Olson]

* New tool identifies genetic changes in bacteria 7th August

Finding genetic culprits driving antibiotic resistance

Pathogen genomics | Julian Parkhill | Stephen Bentley

[Image: Melissa Brower, CDC]

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